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This Is What Your Commute Would Look Like On The World's Major Subways

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel

Commuting is rough. Your current options may include losing 90 hours of your life to road traffic every year, or dealing with less-than-reliable subwa...

L.A. Woman On New Year's Eve

Chef Rossi | Posted 03.04.2014 | New York
Chef Rossi

We are talking about multi-taskers zipping down La Cienega Boulevard, sipping soy cappuccinos, admiring their facelifts in the rear-view mirror, texting their yoga guru and reading notes for a screenplay.

LISTEN: James Murphy's Fight To Have Music In NYC Subway Turnstiles

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

James Murphy, the former LCD Soundsystem frontman, has been fighting losing battle for 14 years with the City of New York to install music in the city...

PHOTOS: Creepy Photos Of Abandoned Subways | Posted 12.13.2013 | Travel

In 1899, Illinois Telephone and Telegraph laid narrow-gauge railway in underground tunnels to help it excavate the tunnels and install telephone cable...

Strangers on a Train

Charlie Carillo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Charlie Carillo

It's sad, crazy and ridiculous at the same time, like something Larry David would come up with for a Curb Your Enthusiasm episode.

PHOTOS: Your Favorite Subway Stops

Posted 02.22.2013 | Travel

We wouldn't mind commuting through these.

WATCH: Cutest PSA Ever?

Posted 11.16.2012 | Comedy

Well, this is definitely the most precious way to convey the message, "Don't stand in front of a train, idiot." Australian Metro put out this twee-...

Should Flood Survivors of Hurricane Sandy Relocate?

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

Fifty-five percent of the nation's population lives in counties protected by levees. The time has come to admit that one-size-fits-all flood protection will not adequately protect the regions with the most people, property and infrastructure.

Janell Ross

Limited NYC Subways, Tunnels Become Operational Following Hurricane Sandy | Janell Ross | Posted 11.01.2012 | New York

Several New York City subway lines will resume partial operations Thursday morning at 6 a.m. EDT and vehicle access to Manhattan will largely be restr...

Janell Ross

New York Feels Hurricane Sandy Impact In Its Subways, Bridges, Tunnels | Janell Ross | Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Two days after New York City closed its subway system in the face of Hurricane Sandy, swarms of New Yorkers made their way over the Queens...

Abe Lincoln Has More Bad Luck On The Subway

Posted 10.29.2012 | Comedy

With the subways closed until further notice, who knows how many Abe Lincolns are getting assassinated? (Previously.) (via BuzzFeed)...

PHOTOS: Subway Maps As Art

Posted 04.17.2012 | Travel

Cayla Ferari and John Breznicky were just looking for a way to decorate the walls on their New York apartment. Cayla, a graphic designer, had creat...

On NYC Subways, It's Kids' Breakfasts Vs. Rats

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 04.16.2012 | New York
Bettina Elias Siegel

When Joseph Lhota served as Rudolph Giuliani's deputy mayor he was so active in combatting the city's rodent problem that Giuliani christened him the "rat czar." So why is he now opposed to an eating ban on the subway?

PHOTOS: The 10 Coolest Subways Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.06.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Subways aren't just a means of getting from point A to point B. The dark nether regions that swallow millions of people daily are often bright and creative spaces to be explored.

In The Public Interest : House Transportation Bills Strikes First as Tragedy, Then as Dangerous Farce

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

The agenda for transportation advanced by the House this week flies directly in the face of clear trends in how Americans are choosing to travel.

PHOTOS: The 15 Most Beautiful Subway Stops In The World

BootsnAll | Posted 02.04.2012 | Travel

Lavish, old subway stops in allow passengers to travel back in time as they walk long corridors filled with antique chandeliers and other decadent embellishments.

Underground In Washington, D.C.

Sam Wolson | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC
Sam Wolson

Subways are spaces that are often overlooked. Stowed away beneath the ground, these transportation networks can be isolating, foreign and surreal.

Cuomo Names Lhota, Former Giuliani Aide, To Be New MTA Chair

Posted 12.20.2011 | New York

Governor Cuomo nominated Joseph Lhota, a former deputy mayor and budget director under Mayor Giuliani, to serve as the new MTA chairman on Thursday. ...

Cellphone Service Arrives At 6 NYC Subway Stations

Posted 11.27.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers won't be able to go underground to escape calls from the boss much longer — the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ...

What Goes Up Must Come Down: Escalator and Elevator Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 10.02.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Anyone who visits department stores, shopping malls or lives in a metropolitan city encounters the ups and downs of elevators and escalators in office buildings, subways, and the like. Refresh yourself with these rules of common courtesy.

Woman Hit And Killed By 6 Train After Falling Onto Tracks

| Meredith Hoffman and Ben Fractenberg | Posted 08.01.2011 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE -- A young woman was struck and killed Wednesday by a subway train at the East 77th Street station on the Lexington Avenue line, autho...

The Kindness Of People

Honey Seltzer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Honey Seltzer

All I can remember after taking the first three or four steps was my body suddenly falling, throwing me sideways on to the steps, my free hand trying desperately to grab the banister.

The Subway Is Making You Sick

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sadly, this will not surprise you. A new British study found that riding the subway greatly increases your risk of respiratory infections. From The ...

WATCH: Yahoo's 'Who Knew?' Explores The Unseen World Beneath The Streets From Paris To Berlin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Earlier this week we posted about the amazing documentary Undercity, which explores the typically unseen architecture of NYC's transit system. Now, Ya...

The Most Beautiful Subway Stations in the World (SLIDESHOW)

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

What do you think when you think of subway stations? Dark and grimy? Me too, until my first trip to St. Petersburg. If you're traveling in any of these cities, take a tour of the subway.